Delicious White Bean Hummus

8 Servings
25 min

Entertaining, Recipes

This delicious white bean hummus is enhanced with toasted coriander seeds, roasted garlic, rich tahini, and brightened up with lemon juice. It’s mellow, savory, and so velvety. Serve it with warm naan or a fresh french baguette. White bean hummus is also delicious with fresh vegetables or the crackers of your choice. Once you try this dip, it’s sure to be a new favorite snack or appetizer.

So Much to Love About Beans


There is so much to love about garbanzo beans, the most common ingredient in hummus. However, as much as I love them (and hummus), my love for Cannellini beans is stronger. (I hope I’m not getting too personal here!) For instance, I will take a bowl of White Bean Chicken Chili over traditional red chili any day of the week. They are delicious on a salad, in pasta, and so much more. Oh my goodness, I’m drooling! I digress… Anyway, it is this unconditional love for Cannellini beans that lead me to find other ways to enjoy them.

I can’t explain why this sudden urge hit me, but it did. When that happens, there is only one thing I can do, act on it. So, into the kitchen, I went. With a few simple ingredients, I was able to create my new favorite kind of delicious white bean hummus. Now I can honestly say that I prefer it over traditional chickpea hummus. Do you think I can convert you too? Time will tell… You’ll have to keep me posted.


The Perfect Appetizer or Snack for a Casual Outdoor Fall Gathering


Or for that matter, any gathering at any time of the year!

There is nothing I love more than a casual outdoor fall gathering. (Even though I just expressed my love for Cannellini beans in the opening paragraph… My heart is big y’all, there’s a whole lot of room for lots of love!) Anyway, I am I’m all about casual entertaining. Jeans, sweaters, flannels, boots… yes, yes, yes, and yes!

I want you to feel at home when you’re at my home. Therefore, when we decided to have some family and friends over to the farm to celebrate all things fall, I wanted it to be a casual gathering. Creating this new white bean dip seemed perfect for the occasion! It’s so easy to make and filled with delicious flavor.


What you Need to Make Delicious White Bean Hummus
  • Garlic
  • Cannellini beans (Yum!)
  • Tahini
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Coriander seeds
  • Sea salt
  • Olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Fresh parsley


How to Make Delicious White Bean Hummus


First, roast the unpeeled garlic cloves in the oven at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Allow them to cool for a few minutes before peeling off the outer paper of the cloves.

While the cloves are roasting, heat a skillet over medium-high heat on the stove. Add the coriander to the hot skillet, shaking them every few seconds until they begin to crackle and turn reddish-brown for about 1-3 minutes. Immediately transfer the spices to a plate to cool.

Next, in a food processor or a blender, add the garlic and pulse until minced. Scrape the side of the bowl and add the beans, tahini, lemon juice, coriander, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Pulse until smooth, scraping the side of the bowl occasionally. With the food processor or blender running, add the olive oil. Season with salt to taste.


How to Serve Delicious White Bean Hummus

Serve the white bean hummus in a bowl garnished with paprika and some fresh chopped parsley. It’s delicious with warm naan, a fresh french baguette, crackers, or fresh vegetables.

I hope you love this easy and delicious white bean hummus as much as we do here on the farm! For more farmhouse inspiration, recipes, DIYs, and more follow me on Instagram and Pinterest. I look forward to seeing you there! Bon Appetit.

Delicious White Bean Hummus
Recipe details
  • 8  Servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 1 (15-ounce) can white cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted
  • Sea salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Paprika (optional)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
Instructions

Roast the unpeeled garlic cloves in the oven at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Allow them to cool for a few minutes before peeling off the outer paper of the cloves.
While the cloves are roasting, heat a skillet over medium-high heat on the stove. Add the coriander to the hot skillet, shaking them every few seconds until they begin to crackle and turn reddish-brown for about 1-3 minutes. Immediately transfer the spices to a plate to cool.
In a food processor or a blender, add the garlic and pulse until minced.
Scrape the side of the bowl and add the beans, tahini, lemon juice, coriander, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Pulse until smooth, scraping the side of the bowl occasionally. With the food processor or blender running, add the olive oil. Season with salt to taste.
Serve in a bowl garnished with paprika and fresh chopped parsley.
Tips
  • Serve with warm naan, pita, or french baguette. It's also delicious to dip with your favorite crackers or veggies.
  • Delicious White Bean Hummus will keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 week when stored in an airtight container.
Meeghan Aimone
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